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Planning a roaring power display

July 26, 2015 GOWRIE — When the flag drops, engines roar and power flows into the huge machines straining against the pull of a weighted sled. more »»

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Invitation to dinner at Sandy’s cuts through all the smoke

June 7, 2015 Here’s the deal. I like staying up late, and it doesn’t matter if I’m watching old movies, playing Scrabble on Facebook, reading, sewing or whatever. It just doesn’t matter. I like the night. more »»

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An invitation to 10 gardens

July 12, 2015 Nestled on a hillside in Fort Dodge is Karen and Charlie Wright’s tranquil home garden, which feels like a trip away from the Midwest. “It doesn’t feel like you’re in Iowa,” said Karen Wrigh. more »»

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Pounding waves may look like fun, but ...

July 19, 2015 Head to heels, I’ve been exfoliated by the Atlantic Ocean. Rolling around in sand does that. Let me start at the beginning. Dawn Bliss and her husband Brad have a time share in Cancu. more »»

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Open class shows held at Webster Co. Fair

July 26, 2015 The Webster County Fair Open Class Flower Show was held on July 11. The judge for this year’s show was Sandy Quam, from Jefferson. more »»

Healthy Bites

Pack Protein into your Breakfast

May 21, 2015 It can be difficult to make time for a healthy breakfast in the morning. more »»

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Nobody needs to know so much about a fly

May 24, 2015 Once upon a time in Fort Dodge, a woman lived quietly in her home. She liked the quiet. She napped often in her comfy recliner, pleased with the quiet. Quiet makes sleeping easie. more »»

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Lactose Intolerance

May 28, 2015 Ever felt uncomfortable after consuming dairy products? You might be lactose intolerant. But that doesn’t mean you have to avoid dairy products. more »»

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New bed means stranger goes to the basement

May 31, 2015 Wish I had a walrus to say “the time has come,” but I don’t. That was a walrus, wasn’t it? “The time has come,” the walrus sai. more »»

Healthy Bites

Does your family eat enough fruits and vegetables?

June 4, 2015 Does your family eat enough fruits and vegetables? If your answer is yes, then give yourself a pat on the back. However, most families do not get the recommended daily dose. more »»

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Grown in the USA

June 24, 2015 Go into your kitchen. Now open your cupboard. What kind of oil do you see? Do you know if it’s made in the USA? If a bottle of vegetable oil pops out at you, you can bet it probably is. more »»

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Soy Good for You!

July 1, 2015 Did you know the average American consumes only 1 to 2 grams of soy protein daily? That represents about 2% of total protein intake. more »»

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Sensational Summer Berries

July 17, 2015 It is summer time and that means fresh eating. more »»

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Farmers are the Best!

July 23, 2015 Most of us would agree the best food is locally grown by farmers we know and trust. The United Soybean Board, and Hy-Vee, Inc., are partnering for a “Grown in the USA” promotion in July. more »»

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Fort Museum July 28, 2015

The Fort Museum, 1 Museum Road, will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for students and veterans with ID, $3 for children ages 5 to 17 and free for children ages 4 and younger. more »

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